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  1. Historic buildings closed by Tuscany tremorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Some of Tuscany's landmark historic buildings were closed to visitors Friday as part of the region was shaken by 80 mini-earthquakes centred on the Chianti wine region. The tremors reached a maximum magnitude of 4.1 but were sufficiently powerful to result in some schools, houses and offices being evacuated.


  2. More than 80 tremors rock TuscanyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Florence, December 19 - As many as 80 earthquake shocks measuring up to 4.1 on the Richter scale rocked Tuscany Friday and seismologists said it is impossible to predict when the series of tremors will end. Some schools in Florence and Siena were evacuated as the 4.1-magnitude quake was felt between the cities and throughout the wine-producing Chianti area, prompting people in the regional capital to leave buildings and take to the streets.


  3. Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn 7 nights from 939ppRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    Just as our desire to explore and experience new lands is timeless, so too is the beauty of the Italian Lakes, unfailingly delighting visitors for centuries. Indeed it was the influx of the pioneering British during the days of the Grand Tour, who first brought fame to the majestic Lake Maggiore and helped to create the sophisticated lakeside villages, nestling like pearls on a string, along its picturesque, verbena-clad shores.


  4. Lake Como St Moritz & the Bernina Express 7 nights from 809ppRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    There is no one thing or region that defines Italy. Seemingly blessed with the ideal combination of almost every desirable attribute a country could wish for: straddling almost the entire width of the Mediterranean, to the south Sicily approaches Africa whilst in the north, its lakes reflect the magnificent Alps.


  5. Roma confident in Juventus chase as they seek dream send off for Francesco TottiRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Roma host AC Milan on Saturday evening eager to go into the Christmas break on a high and remain in hot pusuit of Serie A leaders Juventus. Juve beat Cagliari 3-1 in Sardinia on Thursday to ensure they will start 2015 at the top of the table.


  6. Club World Cup history, part 1: Real Madrid, Juventus and the English miners who conquered footballRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    The tournament held annually to decide football's finest club is now contested by world-famous teams but was first won by an amateur side from County Durham over 100 years ago By Brian Oliver From West Auckland to Real Madrid If Real Madrid win the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time next month it will add to their own illustrious history as well as that of their manager, Carlo Ancelotti, who won the world title as both a player and a manager with Milan. It would also provide another chapter in the long and colourful story of the search for the champion club of world football.


  7. Christmas postcards were once the most popular way to send holiday greetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Until mid-January, the Potsdam Public Museum will be showcasing 28 examples of an artful way to send holiday wishes - one that has gone the way of the dinosaur. Christmas postcards, which were popular from around the turn of the 20th century until the start of World War I, were sent locally and abroad as ways for both young and old to spread Christmas cheer.


  8. New European Bucket List: 10 must-visit spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Canada Online Explorer

    Forget the Eiffel Tower! Forget the Colosseum! We've teamed with Topdeck Travel -- providing group tours for travellers age 18 to 30 -- to share the new European bucket list. These 10 places and experiences offer fresh adventure and unique experiences for younger travellers or anyone looking for a new European vacation.


  9. Tips for a memorable stay in Paris this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    If you're planning to travel to Paris this holiday season, now would be the time to make all of the arrangements. Many of the best deals can be found online with a little research.


  10. 'Inside the Mind of Leonardo' tours Italy, not Da Vinci's headRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    Review: 'Inside the Mind of Leonardo' actually takes a tour of Italy, not a mind walk via Da Vinci's journals Peter Capaldi of "Doctor Who" performs excerpts from some 6,000 pages of Leonardo da Vinci's journals for the documentary "Inside the Mind of Leonardo," but what you actually glean from the artist's mind here seems peripheral compared with, say, J. M. W. Turner's personal and professional torments as depicted in Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner." As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity.


  11. Pope Francis Scores on Diplomatic Stage With U.S.-Cuba AgreementRead the original story

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    After misfires in the Middle East and South Korea, Pope Francis is finding his place on the stage of world diplomacy -- by taking the initiative. The pontiff who has made his name mostly by opening up debate in the Catholic Church about divorce and homosexuality yesterday achieved his first geopolitical success: The Argentine-born pope played a key role in brokering the accord between the U.S. and Cuba to move toward normal relations.


  12. The Abetone advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boulder Weekly

    The warm scents of the Mediterranean followed us as we turned inland from Italy's Mediterranean coast and headed toward the mountains.


  13. Watch What Happens When You Let A Punk Rock Marching Band Take Over An Art MuseumRead the original story

    Thursday | Switched

    When a large, loud and raucous group needs to get together and make some noise, an art museum isn't typically the first place you'd pick. "We've never heard so many yeses," Chicago-based Mucca Pazza cheerleader Meghan Strell said in an email statement on behalf of the band.


  14. Best Restaurants for Budget Travelers in VENICERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Budget Travel

    Finding an affordable-and amazing!-authentic Venetian restaurant is easy with a little help from the author of the best-selling Eat Venice app . Alberto is simply an unassuming, relaxed restaurant located between Campo San Giovanni e Paolo and my favorite church in Venice, the Santa Maria dei Miracoli.


  15. Profile: Ross King - Probing art's great wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Oxford Times

    The writer Ross King has a special gift for seizing on artistic wonders of the world and telling us how they came to be. His first non-fiction success, Brunelleschi's Dome, described architect Filippo Brunelleschi's painstaking construction over 25 years of what remains the highest and widest masonry dome ever built, that of the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.


  16. Famed Roman amphitheatre in Verona gets $17.5 million for renovation from Italy's UnicreditRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Verona's famed Roman amphitheatre, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures. Italian bank Unicredit and the non-profit foundation CariVerona signed a deal Wednesday with Verona's mayor to restore the arena at a cost of 14 million euros .


  17. Verona's Arena to get $17.5 million restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Newsday

    Verona Mayor Flavio Tosi arrives for a news conference, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Dec.17, 2014. Verona's mayor and Italian bank Unicredit have signed a deal to restore Verona's Roman amphitheater, the Arena, for 14 million euros.


  18. Famed Roman amphitheater in Verona gets $17.5 million for renovation from Italy's UnicreditRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Star Tribune

    Verona's famed Roman amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures. Italian bank Unicredit and the nonprofit foundation CariVerona signed a deal Wednesday with Verona's mayor to restore the arena at a cost of 14 million euros .


  19. The Top Places For Retiring in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Investopedia

    If your retirement dream contains olive groves and vineyards, arts and cultural events, and life at a slower pace, Italy probably appeals to you. But is it affordable? The answer is both yes and no.


  20. The Leading Hotels Of The World Welcomes Three New MembersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hotel Interactive

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